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Colonial Cities

Muna, the Highest Hill of Yucatán

Imagine going to the top of the highest hill in Yucatán, from which you can observe the beautiful Maya jungle, with the magnificent pyramid of Uxmal in the background! You…

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Beaches, Travel in yucatan

San Felipe

This picturesque fishing village is the doorway to one of the natural wonders in the state of Yucatán: the Ría Lagartos Biosphere Reserve. Seafood delicacies for breakfast, lunch, or dinner;…

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Art, Colonial Cities, Shopping

Eclectic, Unique, and Passionate

Galería Tres Pájaros If I were asked to describe this place, I would say “eclectic,” “unique,” and “passionate,” but why? Come with me us to discover Galería Tres Pájaros. At…

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Haciendas

Discover Hacienda Xcanatún

Paradise in the city. Imagine a place only 12 km from Mérida Centro, where you will find delicious, world renowned gastronomy and unique accommodation, all in a one-of-a-kind setting. It’s…

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Archaeological Sites

Two Views of Dzibilchaltún

In late February and early March I took two groups of family and friends to my favorite local archeological site. Over the course of the past fifteen years I have…

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Colonial Cities

Oxkutzcab, Citrus Trees and History

Located in the southern part of the state, on the way to the Puuc Route, Oxkutzcab is a laid-back small city, with nice people – many of whom speak Maya…

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Eco Destinations, Travel in yucatan

Pink Flamingos and Sunsets in Río Lagartos and San Felipe

Mangroves, communities of the pinkest flamingos, an enormous number of birds (migratory and native), crocodiles, and much more await you at one of the most gorgeous natural reserves in Yucatán:…

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Archaeological Sites, Maya Culture

Solar Splendor at Dzibilchaltún and Chichén Itzá

Every year in Yucatán, the god Kukulkán has a date on March 21 to show off his solar splendor and delight visitors with a unique astronomic show at to the…

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Colonial Cities

Hammock Fair in Tecoh

Can you imagine finding, in one single place, an enormous variety of hammocks in different colors and sizes? Yes, hammocks come in different sizes: single, double, and even family size,…

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Colonial Cities, Gastronomy

An Iconic Recipe: Behind the Scenes in Izamal

When you discover a new destination, gastronomy always plays a big role; and Yucatán is well known for its cuisine. There are many regional dishes including Cochinita Pibil, Relleno Negro,…

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Colonial Cities

Valladolid like you Have ever Seen Before!

This colonial city it’s located in an strategic area, at only 2 hours from Mérida if offers a unique combination of architecture, gastronomy and popular festivities. Join us in this…

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Haciendas, Travel in yucatan

Hacienda Petac Culinary Experience

“We knew we wanted our next trip to be a cooking trip, so Lynn got on it and came up with three options. We chose the Yucatán trip because it…

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Colonial Cities

Celebration of the Christ Child in Espita

One of the most important festivities in Espita, municipality located in the east of Yucatán (165 km from Mérida, 2 hours approximately), is the celebration honoring the Baby Jesus, Espita’s…

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Haciendas

Hacienda Santa Cruz

With construction dating from the 17th century, it has evolved through time from a Franciscan monastery to a henequén hacienda in the 19th century; finally becoming a gorgeous hotel today…

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Colonial Cities, It's very yucatecan

A Colorful Party for the Souls

In Yucatán, the traditional festivity for the Day of the Dead is Hanal Pixan (food of the souls), celebrated by all Yucatecans. In the towns and cities it is celebrated…

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Colonial Cities

Oxkutzcab: The State’s Orchard

Oxkutzcab “town three times founded” or “place of the breadnut tree, tobacco and honey” is an agricultural center located in the southern part of Yucatán, 100 km from Mérida, in…

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Colonial Cities

Fall in Love with Conkal

When you are in travel mode you want to take advantage of every moment, to visit and discover everything. Conkal offers a different kind of escape, with one of the…

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Haciendas, Travel in yucatan

The Living Henequén: Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

Stroll through the splendor of the architecture of the main house; take a ride on the original “trucks” (wooden platforms moved on rails); enjoy the views of the famous “Green…

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Eco Destinations

Discover the Underground Paradise of Yucatán: Cenotes

Yucatán is rich in flora, fauna and cenotes (sinkholes) that will amaze you. All over the Península you can find “dzonot” created thousands of years ago, thanks to nature. In…

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